Samsung Galaxy S8 review and what are the advantages and disadvantages

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Samsung Galaxy S8 review and what are the advantages and disadvantages


Samsung Galaxy S8





Samsung Galaxy S8 is a mobile phone produced by Samsung (English: Samsung) running the Android operating system released in March 2017 and released in April 2017 in the same year. Samsung S8 mobile phone has a high-resolution screen In addition to a 12-megapixel rear camera and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera. Samsung Galaxy S8



The Samsung S8 phone is characterized by high performance in addition to two quad-core CPUs it also includes 4 GB of random access memory (in English: RAM). The internal storage of the phone is 64GB which can be increased by a microSD card (English: MicroSD) with a storage capacity of 64GB. Up to 256 GB, the phone has a large screen with a 5.8-inch string length and a resolution of 1440 x 2960 pixels. It also has a built-in 3000mAh battery with an estimated battery life of 30 hours. Samsung Galaxy S8


Samsung S8 apps


Samsung Galaxy S8 phones are loaded with Samsung's initial app as well as additional apps that may vary by vendor including the following:

  • Galaxy Apps (English: Galaxy Apps): It is an application store similar to Google Play Store (English: Google Play Store) through which you can install applications dedicated to the Samsung S8 phone or its accessories. Samsung Galaxy S8
  • Samsung Pay app (English: Samsung Pay): This app allows you to pay with a credit card in stores that have a payment device that accepts credit cards and the process takes place wirelessly via the Near Field Communication (English: NFC) function) and The app also ensures that the process is completely safe and no one can Through the application in addition to the fingerprint registered on the mobile phone or enter a password (English: PIN). Samsung Galaxy S8
  • Samsung Plus (English: Samsung +): This is an application that allows users to get technical support in case of device problems and also allows technicians to establish a remote connection to the phone through the Samsung Assist feature. application.
  • Samsung Connect (English: Samsung Connect): This is an application through which you can remotely control any electronic device made by Samsung that supports this function. Devices that can be controlled using this application include smart TVs except for air conditioners. Samsung Galaxy S8
  • Samsung Gear (English: Samsung Gear): This is an application dedicated to accessories that can be connected to Samsung S8 phones such as smartwatches through this application it is possible to manage these accessories and take advantage of the features they provide to the user.
  • Samsung Health: This application enables users to manage the data of accessories designated to track physical health. Samsung Galaxy S8
  • Samsung Notes: Through this application users can record and write or modify their notes using a touch screen pen for easier writing and organizing notes and adding them to groups according to the user's choice. If the user has used the S Note application (English: S Note) or the past memo app all data stored in both apps will be transferred to the Samsung Notes app. Samsung Galaxy S8
  • Safe Folder: The app allows users to securely hide app images and other content.
  • My Files (English: My Files): It is an application for organizing files stored on the phone.
  • Samsung also offers some other basic apps like Apps: Browse the Internet browse email Messages Clock and other apps that users can replace with Google Apps and use for the same purpose. Samsung Galaxy S8




Install apps




The Samsung Galaxy S8 mainly runs Android 7 nicknamed Nougat (English:


  • Click on the Play Store app icon.
  • Type the name of the app you want to install in the search box and press the magnifying glass icon on the on-screen keyboard.
  • Click the icon of the app you want to install through the list of search results which will open a page with a description of the app an image of the app and its user's rating.
  • Press the (install) button next to the app icon and a message will appear reminding the user how the app will look on the phone so press the (accept) button to confirm and start the installation process. Samsung Galaxy S8


Install apps from external sources




Users can install apps from sources other than the Google Play Store but before that, a dedicated option must be activated from the settings as installing apps from outside the Google Play Store is not recommended; due to possible security concerns and to activate To install apps from sources other than the Google Play Store follow these steps below: 


  • Go to Settings then Security. Samsung Galaxy S8
  • Activate the (Unknown Sources) option if the user wants to activate the warning function before installing harmful applications to the device he activates the (Verify application) option. Samsung Galaxy S8
  • After completing the previous steps, the user can install the applications on the phone from any source, where the (APK) file is downloaded through the web browser or from any other source, and then enters the list of files downloaded through the (Downloads) application. After that, click on the file to start downloading it. Samsung Galaxy S8